How to Get from Dalaman Airport to Fethiye & Oludeniz? (2022 Guide)

Last Updated on June 19, 2022

Find out our useful information and answer to the frequently asked question, “How to get from Dalaman Airport (DLM) to Fethiye and Oludeniz, and vice versa?”. You can read out all the transportation options including insider tips and plan your trip between Dalaman Airport (DLM) and Fethiye or Oludeniz with ease.


Some Practical Info & Advice

* Dalaman Airport (DLM) is situated on the north westerly Fethiye city center. Average distance from the Fethiye city center is about 45 km. Oludeniz is situated on the 12 km. on the southern Fethiye.

* Dalaman Airport Code is DLM, Tel: +90 252 792 55 55 , Web: yda.aero

* It takes about 60 minutes to get to Fethiye city center from DLM by taxi, airport or private shuttle. Oludeniz takes about 25 minutes from Fethiye.

* You can travel between Dalaman Airport and Fethiye (including intercity bus terminal) directly by;


  • Public Bus (MUTTAS),
  • HAVAS Airport Shuttle,
  • Taxi,
  • Shared or Private Shuttle.

* The HAVAS Airport Shuttle is the most practical way, the Private Shuttle (see on bottom page) is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel between the airport and Fethiye, Oludeniz, as well all holiday resorts in the Dalaman region.

* You can find minibuses from the Fethiye Intercity Bus Terminal to neighboring resorts such as Oludeniz, Gocek operating in every 15/30 minutes.

* You should arrange your time to be at the airport at least 1,5 hours for domestic flights and 2,5 hours for international flights. when getting to Dalaman Airport (DLM) from Fethiye or any resort in the Dalaman region.

* When we count the minimum transfer time of average 60 minutes plus 15 minutes possible traffic from Fethiye, you should arrange your transfer in between airport and your hotel/resort at least 2,5 to 3,5 hours before your flight.

* Turkish Liras – You can obtain currency exchange before traveling to Dalaman or on arrival. We recommend you to obtain Turkish Liras (TL) in Turkey as the exchange rates are usually better in Turkey and you can find exchange offices in Dalaman airport and through whole Dalaman resorts.

* You can get TL from the many ATM machines located inside the Dalaman Airport’s arrival, departure terminals and parking area. When you get TL, make sure you have small banknotes like 5 TL, 10 TL, 20 TL or 50 TL.

* Your Hotel’s Address – Make sure you have your full hotel address and telephone number with you. Dalaman region has numerous hotels, which can have the same or similar name, and so the drivers can get confused.


Getting to/from Dalaman Airport FAQs

How far is Dalaman Airport from Fethiye and Icmeler?

Dalaman Airport (DLM) is located about 45 km. on the north west part of Fethiye city center. Oludeniz is 12 km. away from Fethiye, on the south.

How long does it take to get to Fethiye from Dalaman Airport?

It takes about 60 minutes to get to Fethiye by taxi, private shuttle or airport shuttle. It will take about 75 minutes by public shuttle bus.

What is the best way to get from Dalaman Airport to Fethiye?

HAVAS Airport Shuttle is the most practical way, the Private Shuttle is the most comfortable, fastest and convenient way to travel between the airport and Fethiye, as well all holiday resorts in the Dalaman region.

For Oludeniz, you need to take a taxi or midibus from Fethiye and it will take about 25 minutes to get there (if you took HAVAS airport shuttle). With private shuttles, you can have a ride directly to hotel's entrance.

How much is taxi from Dalaman airport to Fethiye?

Taxi would cost at least 200 TL (around £35) from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris. You should expect +50-60 TL for Icmeler. Whole may cost more regarding your hotel's location and waiting time due to possible traffic.

How to Get to/from Dalaman Airport / Fethiye & Oludeniz?

You can find several good options to get to from the Dalaman Airport (DLM) to Fethiye & Oludeniz or vice versa.

The MUTTAS public buses, and HAVAS Airport Shuttles operate in between Dalaman Airport and Fethiye city center.

The HAVAS Airport Shuttle is the most practical way (operating only to city center), the Private Shuttle (see on bottom page) is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel between the airport and Fethiye/Oludeniz, as well all holiday resorts in the Dalaman region.

Option 1: Public Bus (MUTTAS)

The public bus service named “MUTTAS” operates between Dalaman Airport and Fethiye, including Intercity Bus Terminal.


Fethiye Intercity Bus Terminal to Dalaman Airport

The public buses depart from daily 04:30. See the bus schedule from muttas.com.tr

Dalaman Airport to Fethiye Intercity Bus Terminal

The public buses depart upon the arrivals. You can find them in front of the Domestic Arrivals.

Pricing

You need to pay in cash. Credit card is not available.

Duration

It takes about 75 minutes to get to Fethiye

Note: If you wanna continue to Oludeniz, you’ll need to take a taxi or midibus from Fethiye city center.

Option 2: Airport Shuttle (HAVAS)

The HAVAS Airport Shuttle operate on a regular fixed route to Fethiye city center and Intercity Bus Terminal. The shuttles are scheduled according to the domestic flights. You can find them in front of the Domestic Arrivals.

Route

Dalaman Airport, Dalaman centre, Gocek, Gunlukbasi, Adnan Menderes Boulevards, Fethiye Intercity Bus Terminal

Duration

It takes about 60 minutes to get to Fethiye

Pricing

Please double check above info from havas.net

Note: If you wanna continue to Oludeniz, you’ll need to take a taxi or midibus from Fethiye city center.

Option 3: Taxi

Taxi ranks are situated outside the airport terminal so you’ll need to walk some. Keep in mind that Dalaman Airport (DLM) is very far away from the majority of the holiday resorts in the Dalaman region. And taxis can cost you much.

According to the 2022 taxi fares for Mugla region, the taxi-meter switch on price is 7,75 TL and per kilometer price varies with the distance. There is no day and night difference. If we make a calculation, regarding you will take a local taxi from the Dalaman airport to Fethiye within an average distance of 45 km, the taxi fare for will be around 330 TL.

You can calculate approx. taxi fare by using this formula. It may also cost you more depending where your hotel is, possible traffic and the taxi driver’s possible drive to your hotel from different long routes.

We also recommend you to ask and pay in Turkish Liras, the taxi fares sometimes have big differences with the foreign currencies.

Option 4: Private / Shared Shuttle

This is by far the best option. If you are a group or a family with kids or having lots of luggage with you, than we highly recommend you to take private transfers, as they offer a fixed rate, comfortable and safe transfer to your hotel in Fethiye, Oludeniz or in the Dalaman region.

The Havas or Muttas airport shuttles will bring you to at the Intercity Bus Terminal of Fethiye and you’ll need to take a taxi from there again which will harder for you with your kids and luggage. But private transfers drives you just to the entrance of your hotel.

When you take private transfers, the driver also meets you inside the airport terminal with your name written on a plate. And he accompanies you for the transfer and also he helps you with your luggage like where to take them and even carry them to the shuttle. And as there is a fixed price, you will not have to worry or deal with price calculations.

As for private shuttle transfers from the Dalaman airport, we highly recommend Tranigo (a Turkish company operating since 1996, and partnered with renowned names like Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, and many reliable and efficient local suppliers) as we recently booked with them had a great trip to our hotel.

It offers low-priced, fixed rate private shuttles that include meet-and-greet airport pickups and luggage assistance. Their large selection of comfortable taxis, minivans, luxurious cars and 6-19+ passenger minibuses can match any need while ensuring quick and safe travels to and from Dalaman airport (DLM). They met us inside the airport, helped with our luggage, brought us in front of the hotel and there also helped us with our luggage.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Prevention and Safety Measures

* The safety and health of the guests and the drivers is a top priority. They guarantee that all the vehicles are cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the World Health Organization’s guidelines against COVID-19.

Below you can click on the destination you need an airport transfer or make a search from the search box under to entire Dalaman region to find the prefect private shuttle and transfer service from Dalaman Airport (DLM) to your hotel and from your hotel to Dalaman Airport (DLM).

Faster and more comfortable than shuttles, buses and taxis. Free cancellation. All prices include fees & tip.

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